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Author: Holling Clancy Holling; Houghton Mifflin Company.; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co. ; Cambridge : Riverside Press, ©1948.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An ivory gull carved by Ezra Brown in 1832 brings luck to four generations of his family as they travel on the seas and in the air.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Sea stories
Dust jackets (Binding)
Publishers' advertisements
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holling, Holling Clancy.
Seabird.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co. ; Cambridge : Riverside Press, ©1948
(OCoLC)760071842
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holling Clancy Holling; Houghton Mifflin Company.; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
ISBN: 0395266815 9780395266816
OCLC Number: 176663
Notes: Publishers' advertisements on dust jacket.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1949.
Description: 58 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Ivory gull --
Vision in the snow --
Smart traders --Ivory bird soars --
Seabird learns about whales --Nantucket sleighride --
Gallopin' fishpole --
Fin out --Cutting in --
Cleaning ship --
In the Captain's cabin --Islands in the sea --
Changing years --
Timber, sticks, and string --
How to stop a full-rigged ship --
Shifting shadows --
Lines, winds, and waves --
Good luck and bad --
Sea is an enemy --
Sea is a friend --
Magic can be spun from simple things--
Age of sail dies slowly --
Some people grow to be machines --
Matter of bridges --
Old birds find new wings --
Three partners inspect a new ship --
Sailing of ships.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Holling Clancy Holling.

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An ivory gull carved by Ezra Brown in 1832 brings luck to four generations of his family as they travel on the seas and in the air.

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